A collection of eleven short stories to startle, surprise and satisfy from the master of the twist in the tale, Roald Dahl. How would you get rid of a murder weapon without causing suspicion? Where would you hide a diamond where no one else would think of looking? What if you found out the tattoo on your back was worth over a million pounds?
Specially chosen for teenagers by Wendy Cooling the stories have been taken from The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl, published by Michael Joseph.
Roald Dahl Biography
Roald Dahl is one of the world’s greatest children’s book authors. Born in Wales in 1916 to Norwegian parents, he was a mischievous child and was always in trouble at school.
His dark, unsentimental stories are said to have been influenced by several tragedies during his lifetime. When he was just three, his sister and father...